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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  ‎(mouth) + phonetic  – connected to the mouth, the throat.

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 口人弓大 (RONK), four-corner 67034, composition)

  1. throat, gullet, larynx
  2. guttural

Synonyms[edit]

  • (throat):

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 197, character 31
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3913
  • Dae Jaweon: page 419, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 657, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+5589

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (33)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦəu/ /ɣə̯u/ /ɣu/ /ɦəu/ /ɦəw/ /ɣəu/ /ɣəu/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
hóu ‹ huw › /*[ɡ]ˤ(r)o/ throat

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
5140 0 /*ɡoː/

Definitions[edit]

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Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compound of 飲み ‎(nomi, drink) +‎ ‎(to, passage). nomi is is the nominalized form the for verb 飲む ‎(nomu, to drink).

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana のみと, romaji nomito)

  1. throat

Etymology 2[edit]

From ‎(nomito).

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana のみど, romaji nomido)

  1. throat

Etymology 3[edit]

nomito > nomto > nomdo > nondo.

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana のんど, romaji nondo)

  1. throat

Etymology 4[edit]

nomito > nomto > nomdo > nondo > nodo.

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana のど, romaji nodo)

  1. throat

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Etymology 5[edit]

Counter[edit]

‎(hiragana こう, romaji -kō)

  1. counter for fish
Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(hu) (hangeul , revised hu, McCune-Reischauer hu)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hầu)

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